Keir ST, Guill AB, Carter KE, Boole LC, Gonzales L, Friedman HS. Differential levels of stress in caregivers of brain tumor patients--observations from a pilot study. Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer. 2006 Dec;14(14). 1258-61. PMID: 16775683 [PubMed]
Caregivers of patients with brain tumors (BT) experience elevated levels of stress. Using pilot data, we sought to determine which caregivers are at risk for experiencing elevated levels of stress based on caregiver-demographic and patient-medical information.